Jun 03, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

ENGL 490 - Internship in Technical and Professional Writing (3 credits)


(Prereq: A grade of ‘B’ or better in ENGL 210  and ENGL 211  ; ENGL 212 ;  ARTD 201 ; Junior standing) Supervised technical communication work in industry, science, government, or business.  Enrollment requires a proposal and approval of English Department faculty.  Portfolio and report required.  Rationale for new course: Students need to understand how writing actually gets done in the real world. By interning in an actual agency, organization, corporation, or small business, students gain valuable experience in writing for a specific workplace, and this experience will make them stronger writers and provide the background necessary for their resumes and their future careers.